Women In World War 2 Research Paper

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We live in a world of chaos and dictatorship. A world where you can be killed for having a disability, a world where being too old is a crime, and a world where opinions are never considered. Children are born in factories in test tubes, and our emotions are trapped in a bottle, like a pill we swallow, the poison we ingest. It is what controls our lives. Despite all this, we live in a world that is considered perfect by his Excellency. Hitler, our supreme leader of the United States of America, dictates our world that was once prided on freedom. I lost my husband in World War II, but we all lost more than just loved ones. We lost our freedom. All of the men went to war and all of the women could do nothing more than wait. We waited …show more content…
The United States’ success is often credited to the military’s response to German strategies, and swift attacks on the triple entente. Together those actions made the United States triumph, however, without women’s involvement in the war it is possible there could have been an economic crisis and the conclusion could have been disastrous. Women in World War II played a significant role in the U.S. economy by participating in the workforce, and contributing alongside the war industry. If women were not present to work alongside the military and participate in the workforce, the United States would have surely lost the war. Before disaster struck and the economy fell to shambles, women were there to aid in the workforce and stimulate the economy enough to wiggle the country out of The Great …show more content…
Society was based on gender roles. Men were accustomed to working and providing financially for the family while women were accustomed to nurturing the family and taking care of the home. A woman could not participate effectively in the workforce because she was expected to simultaneously take care of the household, children, and husband while remaining properly groomed and pretty for their beloved. Adversely, men were admired, favored, and valued as a superior gender in the workforce. Society had contradicting views on men and women. Women essentially worked dainty, unpaid jobs as nurses or teachers while their male counterparts worked hardy, high paying positions in steel mills and rubber manufacturers. Despite women’s unsatisfactory positions in the world before the war began, women proved themselves as being equally capable of audacious jobs as they made rapid advancements in the

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